Arthralgia (from Greek ''arthro-'', joint + ''-algos'', pain) literally means ''joint pain''; it is a symptom of injury, infection, illnesses (in particular arthritis) or an allergic reaction to medication.
According to MeSH, the term "arthralgia" should only be used when the condition is non-inflammatory, and the term "arthritis" should be used when the condition is inflammatory.
Associated conditions include:
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